Here are some thoughts prompted by a rather curious question posed to me in an email, namely, “What were the findings that most helped ID since the turn of the millennium?”
Dyson points out that the highly improbable is actually quite probable by invoking “Littlewood’s law of miracles.”
Darwin was unquestionably a racist, arguing that civilization would advance even at the cost of inevitable racial extermination.
What can be said of Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution in the dusk of 2009, fifty year after its original publication? Is it a terrible book?
Written in 1959, her monumental book, Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution, continues to tower over Whiggish studies on the subject.